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Incident report

Emergency Services received a 911 call reporting the discovery of a body in the woods.

Jasmine Ledbetter bio

After high school, Jasmine was working to make her own place in the world.

Mark Eldridge bio

Mark has never been one to let the rules get in his way.

Mark Eldridge interview

The detectives asked Mark to describe how he happened to find the body.

Brenda Ledbetter bio

Brenda was raised to be a good wife and mother and devoted herself to it.

Brenda Ledbetter interview

The detectives talked to the victim's mother after she'd identified her daughter's body.

Young woman slain

The Crime Beat reports: Body found in a wooded area south of Oxford

Evidence inventory

CSU submitted this preliminary inventory of evidence collected from the Ledbetter crime scene.

Scott Knapp bio

Scott moved to Oxford to be near his son while he was growing up.

Scott Knapp interview

Jasmine was scheduled to interview for a job with Scott the evening before her body was found.

Christopher Wooten bio

A native Oxonian, Christopher has always loved all varieties of the performing arts.

Christopher Wooten interview

The detectives talked to Jasmine's boyfriend about their relationship.

Megan McDowell bio

Megan and Jasmine were lifelong best friends though they drifted apart briefly during high school.

Megan McDowell interview

The detectives asked Jasmine's best friend about Jasmine's relationships and anyone she was having trouble with.

Kevin Ledbetter interview

The detectives spoke with Jasmine's father about her relationship with him and others.

Kevin Ledbetter bio

Kevin struggled to maintain a close relationship with his only daughter.

Shannon Ledbetter bio

Decades after graduation, Shannon finally married her high school crush.

Shannon Ledbetter interview

The detectives talked to Jasmine's stepmother about the family's relationships.

Neighbor canvass

YCSD investigators spoke to Jasmine's neighbors about what they witnessed the day she was last seen.

Co-worker canvass

YCSD investigators spoke to Jasmine's co-workers to find out about her workplace relationships.

Ashley Beckwith bio

A native of Oxford, Ashley now attends the University of Mississippi.

Ashley Beckwith interview

The detectives spoke to Christopher Wooten's ex-girlfriend to learn about his behavior in that relationship.

Hannah Poole interview

The detectives followed up with one of Jasmine's co-workers on information that came up in the canvass.

Sox Jackson interview

The detectives spoke to Jasmine's boss to follow up on some new information.

Alibi check: Mark Eldridge

Investigators spoke to friends of the man who found the body to try to corroborate his account.

Victim's phone records

Investigators obtained the call records for Jasmine's cell phone in the days before her death.

Scott Knapp interview #2

The detectives talked to Jasmine's potential employer again to get more details about his interactions her.

Kevin Ledbetter interview #2

The detectives asked Kevin to come in again to talk about his relationship with Jasmine.

Brenda Ledbetter interview #2

The detectives asked Jasmine's mother to clarify some details and new information.

Chris Wooten interview #2

The detectives spoke to Chris again to follow up on some new information.

Places of Interest

This map shows Yoknapatawpha County locations relevant to the Jasmine Ledbetter homicide investigation.

Michael Rainey interview

The detectives talked to Mr. Rainey to find out if he could corroborate any part of Chris Wooten's alibi.

Ashley Beckwith interview #2

The detectives asked Ashley to address some questions that have arisen since their first conversation.

Kroger cardholder info

Kroger provided account information associated with the shopper's card found at the crime scene.

Coroner's report

Preliminary report on the autopsy of Jasmine Ledbetter. Additional analyses are ongoing.

Scene forensics

The Crime Lab provided their preliminary findings on analysis of evidence from the scene.

Megan McDowell interview #2

The detectives talked to Jasmine's best friend again to follow up on some new information.

Brenda Ledbetter interview #3

The detectives talked to Jasmine's mother again to get more information and make a request.

Brenda Ledbetter consent search

Brenda Ledbetter gave the detectives consent to search her residence and vehicle.

Ashley Beckwith search

The detectives obtained a warrant to search Ashley Beckwith's residence and vehicle.

Alibi status summaries

Investigators summarized the alibis for persons of interest and whether those alibis could be corroborated.

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